Iran has carried out today the death sentences of three prisoners in the western province of Ilam.

Prisoners Sobhan Shohani, Mohammad Karimnezhad, and Hamed Manouchehri had been sentenced to “retribution in kind” (qisas) on the accusation of committing “premeditated murder”.

On 19 January, they were transferred to solitary confinement in Ilam Central Prison for the execution of their sentences.

Shohani has been in prison for about two and a half years, Karimnezhad for about seven years, and Manouchehri for four years.